With the British election results coming in, the "the working class have done this" rhetoric was always expected. Even from left-wing mutuals.
"Listen, sweetheart, sexism and racism are products of capitalism. If we take down capitalism, it'll be easier to solve those issues."
I would like to start this by stating that I know privilege comes in many forms. Where you’re born, your gender, race, sexual orientation—they all, unfortunately, affect the quality of our life. However, the financial situation that you are born into is one of the most significant factors that affect your life.
There's genuinely something haunting about the fast fashion industry. With sustainability and ethical problems swarming around the trade, the question becomes; should working class people be expected to pay more for sustainable clothes, or should big corporations introduce innovation, and principles to their practices?